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CVE-2008-4915 Detail

Current Description

The CPU hardware emulation in VMware Workstation 6.0.5 and earlier and 5.5.8 and earlier; Player 2.0.x through 2.0.5 and 1.0.x through 1.0.8; ACE 2.0.x through 2.0.5 and earlier, and 1.0.x through 1.0.7; Server 1.0.x through 1.0.7; ESX 2.5.4 through 3.5; and ESXi 3.5, when running 32-bit and 64-bit guest operating systems, does not properly handle the Trap flag, which allows authenticated guest OS users to gain privileges on the guest OS.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/10/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000042.html Vendor Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498138/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32168 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021154 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0018.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3052 Third Party Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46415 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6309 Third Party Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6309
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6309

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4915
NVD Published Date:
11/10/2008
NVD Last Modified:
11/02/2018